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Oct 21, 2011 5:30pm PDT
after nine years of war, president obama tells the world all u.s. troops are leaving iraq by the end of the year. tonight, the risks of leaving and what the president didn't say about the decision. >>> steve jobs. a first look at the untold story he left behind. the controversial choices he made about fighting his cancer. >>> and making a difference. a restaurant where you don't have to pay if you can't. the famous face behind it and the inspiration he found right here on this broadcast. the inspiration he found right here on this broadcast. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. i'm kate snow in tonight for brian. after nine years of bloody war costing thousands of american lives and hundreds of billions of american dollars, president obama says it is ending. the last american troops in iraq are packing up and getting out by the end of the year. home, he says, in time for the holidays. it was march of 2003 when president george w. bush announced the start of the war against iraq with shock and awe. saddam hussein's rule
Oct 23, 2011 8:30am PDT
're not -- not necessarily used to those types of things. so as part of that, when that earthquake occurred, fema put out an advisory and the advisory stated, the key part is that due to overload of cell phone usage, there are reports of cell phone congestion. and fema was asking people to not use their phones, to use texting or other things to allow folks with legitimate problems to get into call 911. and that just kind of plays up the fact of the problems that we have relying on a commercial service for our public safety usage. so bay web would solve a lot of those problems. this is a high-speed data network on the 4-g l.t.e. platform, cutting-edge technology. i'm sure you have seen the commercial. 4-g is the big thing now in commercial wireless technology. it's fast, it's faster than -- than 3-g technology. but the key -- there are several keys that are important for public safety and emergency response. one is, will achieve true inner operability region wide. whether he have one network that will cover the entire ten county bay area. so the devices we purchased in san francisco we know will always wo
Oct 1, 2011 12:00am PDT
carrying corn. it happened in this incorporated area of east contra costa county. passengers tell us they felt the train shudder. the impact scared passengers, some of whom panicked. this doctor helped the pregnant woman when the woman started screaming. >> i got so scared. >> it was panicked. no one heard anything for 10, 15 minutes when they announced it on the speakers. >> i was falling asleep and i saw the jerk and i freaked out a little bit. >> just a little bit? >> a lot, actually. >> the fire chief tells us that 35 people were injured. >> approximately 35 victims have been injured in the collision from minor to moderate injuries. they are currently being triaged and transported to local hospitals. >> the driver and a passenger of the truck the train hit are uninjured. >> now, this is what the scene looks like live from sky 7. there are four fire trucks and 10 ambulances were distach patched. -- dispatched. they have not moved since the accident. there are 100 emergency personnel on scene. we are told that amtrak police are investigating the accident. we asked, but we don't kno
Oct 25, 2011 7:00pm PDT
it is important for us in this time for the city and county of san francisco for the board of supervisors to be clear that we do support the rights of patients to have access to medication. with that, i ask for your support. the rest, i submit. supervisor avalos: just a couple of items for introduction. one, at long last, the advisory committee for the balboa park station. the plan was approved in january 2009. i think it was my first piece of legislation because i had inherited from my former supervisor from district 11, and since that time, there have been a lot of discussions about how to proceed with land-use issues surrounding the station, and there has been a lot of need for the community to have greater oversight along with greater entities involved around the station including bart, caltrans, muni, dpw. this body will be meeting quarterly to provide input. it will be staffed by the mta if we do approve this, and it will be a great benefit to district 11 and people who have a stake in bell ballpark to ensure that we have transit that meets the needs of riders and neighborhood resid
Oct 7, 2011 11:00am PDT
back to '91 where his wife sought a divorce. she wrote, he start add using me, i did not take his gun, but he did not believe me. allman says she was jealous of his new relationship. yesterday morning he was discovered in sunnyvale. >> all three deputies at the scene fired shots and the subject was pronounced dead at the scene. >> reporter: the meeting going on inside the town hall is open and it could go two hours, four hours, it is being given to the company by the city of cupertino, take their time and get the job done. david louie is here. if some members of the kaiser family want to talk about what happened up there he will have that tonight at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >> >> oakland police have arrested a suspect in a robbery and shooting that left a woman seriously wounded and closed part of 580 for three hours yesterday. a gunman shot a woman in the legs after she refused to give up her purse. the shooter drove off, crashed on the 580 trance ramp and took off on -- on foot. chp searched the freeway causing major traffic delays for hours no word where the
Oct 25, 2011 7:00pm PDT
're really going out of their way to, like, scare us and to intimidate us. it's like, what did we do? really, i wasn't violent. i would totally not support any kind of violent protest. >> reporter: police closed the plaza. many businesses, though, were open but suffering with empty tables. >> nobody can come in and have lunch with us. >> reporter: right now back out here live there are a lot of cars going through. as you can hear right here are honking in support of the protesters. this does not look like it will be wrapping up any time soon. we did want to let you know that the sheriff's department tells us those people who have been arrested have been cited and released. they're not being held. so far, scenes here pretty peaceful and a lot of people are hoping it stays that way. >> and our live coverage continues with a look from high above thanks to news chopper 2. this is a look at a very large crowd, gathered at snow park in oakland. it's on the north side of lake myriad. again, this group is back at snow park. snow park was the site of a smaller secondary protest in addition to what wa
Oct 18, 2011 5:00pm PDT
're at rock bottom. at 1100, as low as i ever want to see us go. >> reporter: police provided evidence and would have recommended murder charges if moreno was still alive. nbc bay area news. >>> it was a big day on capital hill, not because of the economy or jobs but progress stemming from san bruno. senator barbara boxer continued the fight to make gas lines saver. she described what happened in san bruno last year as an absolute horror. vicki has been following the story. how significant was today? >> reporter: huge, raj. today's hearing comes hours after the senate unanimous vote to regulate the pipe industry. senator boxer said the deadly explosion in san bruno was entirely preventable and pg&e and regulators missed multiple opportunities to catch the failure in that pipeline. to its credit, pg&e told lawmakers it hired a former ntsb chairman to oversee the massive changes. jim hall will report directly to them about the progress. the company is aware it needs to modernize its system and set now standards for operational and public safety. the new laws call for automatic and remote
Oct 28, 2011 6:00pm PDT
. christin ayers shows us the celebrity who drew boos with the mere mention of the mayor's name. >> reporter: and dana, that celebrity is filmmaker michael moore. he was out here speaking to this crowd which has swelled to hundreds in the past couple of hours. this group is on their nightly general assembly meeting and planning a general strike next week against banks and other corporations. >> reporter: the crowd of provide testers swelled friday as michael moore took center stage in support of a movement that took on a life of its own. at the mere mention of jean quan's name. >> i sent her an email asking if we could speak. >> boo! >> police departments and police unions across the country supporting the "occupy" movement in their towns. albany, new york a beautiful example. the governor told them to remove the people and the police said, we don't consider that part of police work. [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: the mayor was in this press conference within earshot of the crowd explaining why she suddenly flip-flopped this week backing down from the crackdown that she authorized in
Oct 7, 2011 7:30pm PDT
guy, towards the person who didn't know how to use a computer. i think you don't often see that in other companies. i have covered a lot of these companies. i don't think they really take the care. he really did care. he was a difficult boss at times, people will tell you that. but he had a way of bringing people up to do their best work. people would say yeah, he was difficult but he's a genius. his head designer came up with amazing designs. they worked closely together where, in away, technology takes a backstage to the thing you want to use it for. so people would fall in love with the device. they could make it theirs. >> you think his death marks the end of an era? >> i really do. i have sat and listened to him unvail a product now over a dozen times. and there was something about him. i was at apple the day before he died. they unvailed the iphone 4 s. tim cook got up there. he has a nice way about him, but he's not steve jobs. there was something about the passion that steve had that just came through. i don't think we will see that again, you know. >> tim cook, he
Oct 25, 2011 9:00pm PDT
:45. prosecute police said they would use tear gas if they didn't go away and they kept their promise. is choking tear gas sfild the air in front of city hall as protestors scatte scatter. hour and a half earlier, police use grenade on washington and eighth street. demonstrator surrounded handful of police trying to make an arrest. some demonstrators flung paint at police in riot gear. moments before that, this. police arrested a man and woman on broadway as the crowd of several hundred tried to march toward police headquarters. police estimate between 400 500 protestors tonight. they say no injuries reported and tear gas episode tonight. around 6:00 o'clock they told the protestors to leave or tear gachlts protestors left and marched around the park but then came back again. more disburse orders given at that point. police unleash the tear gas and clearly don't want the protestors to reup frank plaza. live in oakland, abc 7 news. >> remarkable pictures that you brought us. flash bang grenad grenade. enormous amount of tear gas in the aivrment you were affected by this. so
Oct 25, 2011 2:30pm PDT
of time has passed. meanwhile, several other u.s. cities and counties and states decided to follow the national academy of sciences. the national academy of sciences had recommended a couple of years ago that city police department and the crime lab's move into an independent status. those cities are seriously considering or have moved to an independent status of crime labs in washington, d.c., houston, and the state of north carolina. i continue to believe that crime lab issues require strong consideration in san francisco to make sure the integrity of our crime lab is not further compromised here this ordinance asks the controller to pursue this. the rest i will submit. supervisor campos: thank you, colleagues. i have a couple of items. the first is a hearing request that the hearing be held at the government audits and oversight committee on the controller's city services auditors review of the sfmta work orders for the year 2010-2011. as many of you know, the mta presently spends about $60 million in the work order services provided on behalf of the mta by other city agencies,
Oct 7, 2011 12:00pm PDT
>> -- being hijacked by people who want to get rich and say some people are using medical marijuana. >>> the fed said this is not about backyard grows, this about commercial growing operations and retail stores making a profit. the u.s. attorney for northern california says she is specifically concerned about stores that also operate near schools and parks and ball feels and cities like oakland and san francisco that have ordinances allowing dispensaries, the feds say they are going after commercial operations both civilly and criminally. >> this is probably a shot across the bow by the federal government letting everybody now wait a minute, just remember there is still federal violations, the federal government does have authority to act here and intends to. >> former u.s. attorney said some believe state law has given everyone a free pass when it comes to medical marijuana and that has never been the case but people we talk to say when it comes to the battle, those in oakland say they have a hard time siding with the feds. >> i believe more in state and local law and not federal l
Oct 3, 2011 6:00am PDT
to finds a gunman killing three people outside of a warehouse party. kraig debro joins us with what happened and what we are learning about the young victims, kraig debro. >> reporter: we are trying to talk to police this morning it all happened early sunday morning at a party at warehouse right after that party ended as a matter of fact. the warehouse is located in the industrial section of town but police say the organizers of the party did not have a permit but they may not have needed one. police say it was promoted on the web and 150 people were leaving when gunfire erupted. police say it was about 1:20 a.m. and the parties to the door of the -- the doors to the warehouse were even locked. >> that is when the victims were approached by two one men on -- two gunmen on foot and shot multiple rounds at the victims and they fled in an unknown direction. >> reporter: a 19-year-old girl had been admitted to the state university had died. and another girl was also killed, three others were wounded and conditions were not known but they tell us whether or not they are looking into whet
Oct 26, 2011 7:00pm PDT
it is available thus far in seven languages with more to come, i'm sure. that does it for us tonight. thank you for joining us. we will see you again tomorrow night. now it is time for "the last word" with lawrence o'donnell. have a good one. >>> walter isaacson is here to talk about his fascinating new biography of steve job and we will find out when he is writing his biography of herman cain. >> got a number? >> 9-9-9. >> this is mitt romney calling. it really is. >> see if he has an answering machine or not. >> mitt romney calls but republicans don't answer. >> it is an answering machine. ♪ >> it is the anyone but romney day. >> the stall may be an eclipse. >> accusations of flip flopping. >> he takes one position one time, another position another time. >> i'm sorry if i created confusion. >> romney said he is 110% behind kasich's -- >> he said he fully supported it. >> i fully support the governor kasich's i think it is called question two in ohio. >> one day after he said he didn't have a position, it plays in to flip flop. >> the republicans have had a whiplash on th
Oct 13, 2011 12:00pm PDT
after the accident, crews use locomotives to place the trains on the tracks. as you can see, there are people getting on and off the train here. the train service is back up and running. we'll stay on p to of a -- on top of this and bring you the latest. we're still working to get that surveillance video. go to he. we might break -- we might break it there and definitely during our shows today. paul chambers, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> in less than an hour, mayor jean quan will hold a news conference to announce who will take over the top cop job, at least temporarily. anthony batts is expected to step down want few weeks. kraig debro -- it looks like you are at city hall. there's one name that keeps coming up for this interim position. >> reporter: that's right. everyone i've talked to said it's gonna be him. the announcement will be here in about an hour ago, as you mentioned, claudine. everybody i've spoken to says it's gonna be howard jordan. jordan is already on the command staff with the police department. he's already been deputy chief before. he was
Oct 21, 2011 10:00pm PDT
removed from city hall yesterday. but as kit shows us, the occupy demonstrators were back at it again tonight. >> occupy san jose is not as big as san francisco or oakland, but it is just as defiant. >> are you ready to get arrested again? >> if that's necessary to take action, i have to do so. >> 12 hours after san jose police swooped in and cleaned up all the tent, they were up again. jerome mills just posted bail and got this tent back from the evidence room and he wasted no time in putting it right back where it was. >> how can you afford to keep getting arrested? >> i'm on unememployment right now. between my rent and insurance, i don't have a lot of money. there are friends that support me, but they can't camp. >> this is the same spot at 3:00 this morning after city workers cleaned it bare. police arrested eight people, but let roy sharyl go. >> the only reason they didn't arrest me is because they don't know how to deal with me in the wheelchair. >> the protesters violated an ordinance that bans camping on city property and say there have been complaints of urinating
Oct 27, 2011 5:00am PDT
clark, thank you for waking up with us, it feels chilly out there, yes, thank you, it is cool out there this morning and mostly clear skies, some higher clouds up above and the fog is disappeared, that is not the case this morning, 30s and 40s we will get ready, 60s and lower to mid-70s. >>> watch the san mateo bridge, we are watching it traffic is looking good, heading out to the bridge with no major problems. this commute looks good and that traffic is moving along nicely, let's go back to the desk. >>> well a tense situation, occupied protesters in oakland, right now san francisco police are on standby and these are live pictures from a staging area, we have seen some officers and they have reported they will be leaving the area couple of minutes ago to herman plaza. they boarded the area incase of any action and kraig debro is in oakland where demonstrators are still camped out and it has been relatively peaceful there. we begin with ms. wong, here is more. >> reporter: they are much smaller crowds than we have seen starting last night into this morning. within the last half
Oct 27, 2011 11:00am PDT
night. >> reporter: police are now telling us it with was a training exercise overnight that they never planned to sweep through this camp. but, everyone thought they were and it created quite a reaction here at justin herman plaza. as soon as word spread that police may be forcing people out of justin herman plaza the crowd here grew significantly. included city supervisors, a state senator and assembly member. demonstrators served as their human microphone as they addressed the crowd. >> do not need a violent confrontation. we look forward to working with everyone tonight. to get the message of occupy san francisco out. >> reporter: it appeared as if san francisco police were gearing up for something big. hundreds of officers were pull in overnight. and seemed to be ready to act on mayor ed lee's order to clear out this plaza because of sanitation and safety concerns. but they never showed up. which occupy sf protesters considered a victory. >> proceeded -- we succeeded in getting government and union support. and we succeeded in resisting police attacks. >> reporter: a police spokesm
Oct 27, 2011 9:00am PDT
rather than prepare for the weather would be irresponsible. joining us from d.c., luke russert and jonathan capehart. good morning -- it's afternoon, 30 seconds after. luke, i'll begin with you, what is the reaction to the president today. >> reporter: well, the reaction of the capitol hill, john boehner said he's trying to work with the president to find common ground on solutions they can both support to help the economy. the house passed today that one part of the president's jobs bill, that repeal, 3% holding tax that aç lot of businesses were unhappy with. john boehner mentioned the free trade agreement. when it comes to what the president wants to do for the future of the country and what house republicans want to do, there is still a very deep divide. there's absolutely no appetite from house republicans for a big stimulus package. the president wants close to what the jobs bill was. even when broken in pieces it meets a brick wall. there's not a lot of appetite at the white house with the gop, talking about the forgotten 15 job creating measures. a lot of those have t
Oct 10, 2011 5:00am PDT
into law is designed to protect teenagers from skin cancer. kara joins us live to talk about new tanning bed restrictions and why it is landmark legislation. >> reporter: that is because california is the first state to ban minors from using tanning beds. texas has a law for kids under the age of 162. california is the first to set the higher age limit. 28million people use tanning beds each year. 2million of them are teenagers. research shows those using the tanning beds before the age of 20 double the risk of developing melanoma. more than 8,000 new cases of melanoma will be diagnosed in california just this year. the golden state had previously banned minors under the age of 14 but allowed those between 14 and 18 to use the beds with parental consent. if everyone knew the true dangers of tanning beds they would be shocked. we are going to talk to tanning bed owners to see what they think of the law and see what the alternatives are for the teens. live in san francisco, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> san jose police plan to release the names of the victims in a double homicide. kraig is in
Oct 21, 2011 12:00pm PDT
security forces. but iraq leaders still angry over civilian deaths and abu ghraib refused to give u.s. troops immunity from prosecution. we won't stay without it. 41,000 american troops are in iraq right now. nearly all the force will be relocated or sent home. concerns remain that the american withdrawal will undue all the gains against insurgents. the white house says iraq will now be an ally. >> it will be a normal relationship between sovereign nations, an equal partnership based on mutual interests and respect. >> reporter: the u.s. embassy in baghdad will still have dozens of marines to protect it and thousands of american security contractors will train iraqi forces to keep the peace. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >>> in the meantime, more than 4400 members of the u.s. military have died in the iraq war since it began in march of 2003. also in the middle east, libya's transitional government has reversed a decision to bury muammar qaddafi's body. they are holding off as the united nations human rights office calls for an investigation into the circumstances of
Oct 2, 2011 4:30pm PDT
, it would be irresponsible for us to be calling a death knell in napa vel. >> this isn't a compliment change debate but one about claim change study. they published their own study where night temperatures have increased by one degree and day time numbers remain the same. stanford study slnt them convinced yet. >> it's too much of a broad brush, not specific enough for napa valley. >> they recommend lower quality grapes. growers aren't so sure that is necessary. >> i don't think it will end premium wine production but we need to adapt how we're growing them. >> we're looking at pre-decade warning. >>> a bay area man used craigslist to buy airline tickets and wound up flying what he says was big trap and changed his son's future. >> dominic was thrilled to be accepted to st. john's university in new york but he never been there. so hisher pla father planned a y visited and searched for airfares he could afford. this ad caught his eye, airline tickets for low prices. he e-mailed the seller and right away he heard back. seller said he used his frequent flyer miles and purchased two tickets for
Oct 21, 2011 5:00pm EDT
will be over. >> and with those words president obama declares the rest of the u.s. troops in iraq will be home by the end of the year. >> more than a million americans have served there in this time. 39,000 remain in iraq today. >> more than 4400 americans have died in the effort that has cost the united states about a trillion dollars. gary nuremberg has details of president's announcement earlier this afternoon. >>> whether they were originally for or against the war, this is a day that many americans have been waiting for years. the announcement comes one year from the closing days of next year's presidential campaign and there is no way that an announcement this momentous can be divorced from the politics of that. and it was presented off the top as a campaign promise kept. >> as a candidate for president i pledged to bring the war in iraq to a responsible end. >> challenged immediately by gop presidential candidate mitt romney whose statement said president obama's astonishing failure to secure an orderly transition in iraq has unnecessarily put at risk the victories that were won through
Oct 21, 2011 9:00pm PDT
of the iraq war. one of the most divisive conflicts in u.s. history. president says all-american troops will be withdrawn from the countries by year's end. the war and build-up to it sparked a number of mass demonstrations like this one in san francisco. and this garden of white crosses in lafayette protesting more than 4400 lives lost in the war. mark matthews with reaction to the president's decision from all sides. >> reporter: they say the president confided weeks ago that today's announcement was coming. >> we learned for several weeks now that, in fact, this would be the case. again we have been in close contact with the white house. >> zhee says she reminded the president of a resolution to cut off funding for the war. but it was iraq's decision to refuse immunity to u.s. troops that left the president no choice. stanford center on democracy. >> if you can exempt american troops from being liable to be tried in iraqi courts under iraqi law, we can't stay there under that circumstance. that is not a condition we can accept anywhere in the world. >> in early 2004, professor larry d
Oct 7, 2011 5:00pm PDT
's weapon. at that point, two backup officers exchanged gunfire with the armed suspect, who was using the service revolver he had taken from the initial officer. >> and those officers spotted the suspect, engaged him with gunfire. the first officer that was attacked was able to make it back into his patrol car, drive down to where the suspects was fleeing and together the three officers were able to actually take the suspect back into custody. >> reporter: as a precaution, authorities ordered a lockdown of nearby del mar high school. residents say they were shocked to hear gunshots and had no idea what was going on. >> i was right there and i heard a pow and they pow, pow, pow, pow, pow. >> we heard the shots. it must have been about five shots. i mean, they were pretty loud. i didn't know if it was a car backfiring or not. but my husband had just came in the house pulled in and we heard the shots and i told him, don't go it work right now. just wait until we find out what's going on. >> reporter: back to a live picture here on lee avenue in san jose. as you can see, more than six hou
Oct 29, 2011 11:30pm PDT
of occupy oakland say they were not part of this march. >> they tried to scare us away, push us out of the park. we are not going away. >> before the march, oakland resident kareem mcknight fired up the crowd. she joined protesters tuesday night and broke and dislocated her shoulder. >> oakland was, i twhib it was ground zero for how they were going to deal with this movement. were they going to be able to sweep us away? were they going to be able to arrest us? oakland says no. >> literally in the last 30 seconds or so i've been texting with my photographer, he tells me they were most recently at 18th street, and opd are on the scene. the protest is apparently still happening. we're live in oakland. >> and coming up in just about 12 minutes, we'll hear more from the occupy oakland protesters about what they want and the status of a plan for wednesday. >> we have new information about that iraq war veteran seriously injured this week in the police crackdown of the occupy protest. 24-year-old scott olsen has been recovering at highland hospital in oakland. police say he suffered a hea
Oct 7, 2011 6:00am EDT
is up. high-pressure giving us these could weather conditions. 54 downtown near the water with all the concrete. those readings are nice with the clear skies. high temperatures will rise and will do better today than we did yesterday by taking the temperatures in the low to mid 70's by mid afternoon or so. some nights with a bang. we'll talk about the weekend. traffic now -- some nice weather. >> northbound 95 at 32, we have an accident on the ramp to ease down to 32. watch for possible delays. a bit of a delay on southbound 895 approaching the harbor tunnel. a problem with the direction of lights. that delay is starting to ease up. watch for fire department activity in baltimore county. this is 95 at 32. northbound traffic. no big delays. northbound 95 on the ramp to respond 32. watch for the crash clearing. a lot better than it was a few minutes ago with those delays easy up. the rest of the major roadways looking good. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> a baltimore county community is on edge falling at two home invasions. >> this time the victim had to jump
Oct 1, 2011 9:00am EDT
on how they use the dollars. chuck -- charles grassely also non- reports for habc's profit affiliate's and contracts submitted to hud. that includes billing receipts, documents outlining steps federal officials took after a critical accounting office audit of housing units reached by habc. in the 2009 audit, the gao found the violations, and 380 of them were not reported. charles grassely says hud is good at writing checks but not the debt watching how the money is spending -- not good watching how the money is spent. >> it is very concerning. we think integrity in public confidence it is essential to doing our work and to make these statements without any background or information is very disturbing. >> the mayor's office issued this statement -- of course stephanie mayor -- maybank will -- mayor stephanie rawlings- blake will encourage an investigation immediately. >> a u.s. naval academy student will serve six months in prison, convicted of raping a student, and october of last year. the midshipmen claimed the act was consensual and was found guilty making a false statement to inv
Oct 26, 2011 1:00pm PDT
who has one of these things to please turn it off, put it on silent or vibrate for us. that would be very helpful. mr. mayor? >> thank you. thanks, everyone. welcome to the second meeting of this year for our disaster council and, again, i want to signal my appreciation and i know supervisor chiu, our board president who's here today, is also welcoming of everyone here today to focus on national awareness month. we recognize events happen all over the world, not only new zealand, not only japan but what we all kind of felt the weird earthquake on the east coast, it's still a constant reminder our percentages are going higher here as years go by that we have to be even more ready. i want to signal a very, very clear appreciation for the departments that anne is working with, your level of cooperation from our fire to police. but every other department and then as importantly, our utilities and our agencies that we're working together with as well. nonprofit world are just as important. it's my intention and goal in working with the board of supervisors to make sure everyone is prep
Oct 10, 2011 6:00am PDT
salon. they have remodeled. will they be able to use them because this new law makes california the first step to ban minors from using tanning beds. nearly 28 million people use tanning beds in the us each year. researchers say those who used tanning beds before the age of 20 double their risk of developing melanoma, melanoma being the number one cancer killer of young women between 21 and 30. >> i'm all about preserving your skin and being healthy from the start. so i'm actually, i support the law definitely. >> reporter: the golden state had previously banned minors under the age of 14 but allowed those between 14 and 18 to use the beds if the parents said it was okay. we are going to talk to tanning bed salon owners and see what they think of the new law. would you believe that avid tanning is more popular in affluent areas particularly in southern california where there are more tanning salons than starbucks coffee shops. >>> the first vote on president obama's job bill can come in the senate tomorrow. at 6:15 we'll have a live report with why president obama says milliona
Oct 3, 2011 6:00pm PDT
. to be sure, most of the hard work is still ahead of us. few new start-ups turn a profit. many community newsrooms' still rely on volunteer labor, and broader economic issues. we want to encourage the members of our audience here at the public library to drive this discussion. this is your chance to ask these experts what is happening to the news that you depend on to make your day to day decisions. our conversation tonight will include five elements -- we will talk about the quality of reporting available to the public and move on to what is being done to create sustainable newsroom jobs. we will talk about creating a new system that enjoys constitutional freedom of the press, celebrates the diversity of our communities, and enjoys the economic independence needed to support ethical journalism. i would like to introduce my coast -- co-host of the evening, and she will be introducing our panelists. >> thank you, rose. it is a privilege to stand up here. we are not used to looking this good. we can go to radio in pajamas. i would like to introduce our panelists for today. we will start ba
Oct 13, 2011 7:00pm PDT
square. 17 people injured. a firefighter told us one of the trains ran a red signal and hit nose to nose with the coast star light train that was stopped at the station platform. >> we look for causes wherever there are accidents like that it is easy to blame the engineer or conductor or whoever is involved but the bottom line is there is more to the story than most folks might think. >> reporter: there were 150 passengers on the two trains. most of injuries were bumps and bruises and the serious is a broken arm. >>> a lockdown after a mountain lion was spotted near campus and one in a parking lot a my away. now, one person even got a picture of it. >> reporter: there were a few tension moments as fish and game wardens converged on this wooded area behind the parking lot here. a man reported seeing a mountain lion after 1:00 in a field next to the buffalo wild wings restaurant on monte vista avenue. they did not find evidence of a mountain lion in the area and say they don't know if the sighting was of the same mountain lion reportedly seen near an elementary school a mile away. >> our
Oct 28, 2011 1:00pm PDT
. >>> and one oil company, major oil company i should say, major u.s. oil companies, are raking in near record profits, so why are they still getting huge taxpayer subsidies? i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> he skipped the last presidential debate and sidelined himself in iowa saying he wants to focus on the first of the nation's primary state. jon huntsman is betting almost everything on new hampshire, but is trail ng the state while romney is enjoying a substantial lead and now, huntsman is joining some of romney's sharpest critics in questioning romney's conservative credentials. jon huntsman is joining us now from salt lake city. thanks very much for coming in. >> thank you, wolf. an honor to be with you. >> george will, the conservative columnist writing in an upcoming edition of "the washington post" says this about mitt romney. he says -- you agree with george will on that? >> those are pretty tough words, wolf. all i can say is this is the time when this nation wants leadership. we've been looking for leadership for some time in the white house. we haven't found it
Oct 25, 2011 11:00pm PDT
. the confrontation grew so intense, police used clubs to turn the demonstrators back. but demonstrators were not as reserved as they described. paint balls were fired or thrown at officers and a series of small fires erupted behind city hall. and watch as this protester hurls a large object at this chp cruiser, smashing the back window. >> turns out i believe took this action earlier. i believe that we have the duty and the responsibility to protect life and property. >> ladies and gentlemen, i ask that you forgive our voice and perhaps a shaky camera. the tear gas here has been quite significant. difficult to see. difficult to speak. in a very late night press conference, oakland police tell us protesters have thrown knives at them. even the kitchen sink as they move individuals out of franco plaza. at this hour, they tell us there have been 102 total arrests. two police officers have been injured. as you can see, this is still quite an active scene and the demonstrators have run from the tear gas at this moment, but they certainly have not left the streets of downtown. ken and dana, back
Oct 31, 2011 10:00am PDT
proposition 215, the compassionate use act, which voters supported in 1996. we have seen in the last few weeks a very troubling development with respect to the approach of the federal government. we have seen the federal government that, contrary to its prior promises, is now disregarding state law. and in the process, really hurting so many patients that rely on the access to medical cannabis as a way of treating their illnesses and as a way of just survival. the voters of california have made it clear that we in california believe in the right of patients to have access of medication. in the city of san francisco, we have enacted regulations that serve as a model for the rest of the state in the rest of the country. and we believe that the federal government's should not be spending its very limited resources trying to go after patients. by this resolution, we're doing a number of things. first, we're urging the federal government to reconsider its bad policy and to actually respect the rights of patients to medicine. we also call upon the federal government to end the prohibition on medical
Oct 27, 2011 4:30am PDT
morning. thanks for joining us i'm kristen sze. >>> i'm eric thomas. you can almost feel it in the air downtown san francisco demonstrators have seen numbers surge overnight based on rumors they would be the next withins to clash with police. some have come from oakland, -- that's where amy hollyfield is live right now. what do we know? >> reporter: the feel is very different than what it has been at other times, other mornings. right now it is a huge crowd. some have gas masks on. a lot of music played. there's a lot of energy here. lots of signals that these people are not going to leave willingly. video we shot earlier, this was last night. what appears to be police gearing up for some kind of activity. police officers have not descended on the camp. now everyone is just waiting. five members of the san francisco board of supervisors showed up during the night with other state and city officials to show support for occupy sf movement. they thanked everyone for coming out and they say belief in everyone's first amendment rights. police have told the protesters this campsite violates
Oct 14, 2011 11:00am PDT
phone big debut.ç >>> good morning, everyone. thank you so much for joining us. i'm jon kelley. >> and i'm marla tellez. we begin with a major bust in the south bay, involving drugs, stolen cars and guns. federal state and local law enforcement teamed together to arrest more than 100 people from al wra media, santa claire, santa cruz. the latest from gilroy. >> reporter: this is a big deal. more than 100 arrests all across the bay area and all of those arrested are being brought here to the gilroy police department. now, police right now are being tight lipped about their raid. we do know they've made nor than 100 arrests. it involves guns, drugs, stolen cars and other finds. s.w.a.t. teams from numerous police departments carried out the predawn sting. many of those were in neighborhoods with children and they shook up some of the witnesses. >> pretty scary that all these little kids, mothers walking with their babies around here. >> reporter: some s.w.a.t. team members tell me they didn't find out until last night that they would be involved in this drag net. this is such a big deal th
Sep 30, 2011 11:00pm PDT
of the injuries warranted being transported by helicopter. >> joining us on the telephone is dave carbon, he was right in the area when the train crashed, just camping nearby. dave, give us a little about your vantage point and what you saw. >> well, i was out here fishing and i heard a train go by like normal. and we heard a sound like we would never forget and we ran over there and saw the wreck. >> what did it look like? >> the trailer looked like a bomb went off. it was in a million pieces. the rear wheels were at least 150 yards away down the tracks. there was corn feed all over the place. >> right now you're at the scene. in terms of injuries and all the ambulances, we're seeing the video now. can you describe what you're seeing of the injured people on board? >> the police made us back up, but i've seen ambulances coming and going since the accident. a couple i believe were helicoptered out. >> and one last question, how close are you camping? where is your camp site in relation to this accident? >> i'm close enough that after i heard the crash hit, i ran over there and the corn that
Oct 21, 2011 11:00am PDT
>>> a big announcement from the president today about the war in iraq, when the majority of u.s. troops will be leaving and how many will stay behind. >>> officers in one bay area city move in on occupy protesters while another city orders demonstrators to clear out. >>> then what lengths a suspected car thief went to in the east bay to get away from police. >>> good morning. thanks for being with us at 11:00. i'm marla tellez. jon kelley is off today. we begin in oakland, where the city has ordered protesters to clear one of two occupy camps, but the order did not come with a date or a time. and protesters say they aren't leaving anyway. nbc bay area's christie smith is live, near the camp, outside city hall. christie, any idea if or when police may be moving in? >> well, you know, i can tell you that it hasn't happened so far, but i have seen protesters walking around, some of them with this note to vacate in their hand, reading it. the list of problems that the city has with this tent city up in front of franco gallo plaza. the problems are clearly outlined and so is the -- t
Oct 26, 2011 5:30pm PDT
for "60 minutes." rising tuition costs are driving students deeper into debt. dean reynolds tells us why some believe it will only get worse. and in a state with high unemployment, ben tracy on why there are thousands of jobs with no workers to fill them. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley reporting from seattle. >> pelley: good evening. from the emerald city. at a time when there is so much anger in the streets of america over wall street greed and corporate corruption, we begin tonight with one of the biggest wall street insider trading cases ever. at a time when many americans were losing their 401(k)s, prosecutors say rajat gupta was leaking secret corporate information to a hedge fund tycoon so that that tycoon's fund wouldn't suffer the same fate. gupta was in a perfect position to do that inside the board rooms of some of the country's biggest corporations. the result, prosecutors say, was that the hedge fund made millions while ordinary americans got soaked. justice correspondent bob orr has our story. >> reporter: as a board member for p
Oct 25, 2011 11:00pm PDT
with an update as police try to regain some sort of order on the streets of downtown oakland. >>> police using teargas to get demonstrators off the streets. you can see it here. quite a dramatic scene. people running, trying to get away. but what officers thought might stop the occupy movement tonight so far has not worked. protestors continue to march on the city of oakland. they say they have no plans to stop. reggie, police released an explanation for their actions tonight. >> reporter: they did. before i get to that, protestors are not ready to give up yet, despite the fact that police just released more teargas about 20 minutes ago. go ahead and take a look at the crowd. there are still several protestors out here. go ahead and attack a look at this arrest video. there have been 102 arrest, 97 this morning, and five this evening. that number is expected to go up. there are 16 different law enforcement agencies out here helping opd. interim police chief howard jordan says they had to use teargas in order to protect the police officers out here. >> in a togz where we had to deploy gas in or
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